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CBC News 20 Feb 2020

Canadians quarantined on cruise ship prepare for airlift


Up to 209 Canadian passengers who have been quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan because of an outbreak of the novel coronavirus will leave for a flight back to Canada on Friday. Two Japanese passengers with underlying health issues have died of COVID-19. 


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Japanese health authorities said Tuesday they have confirmed 88 more cases of the novel coronavirus on a quarantined cruise ship near Tokyo. Canadians aboard who have not tested positive for the virus are to be flown to Ontario this week. 
A Canadian woman on the Diamond Princess, a luxury cruise ship with 355 cases of COVID-19, is preparing for evacuation. Trudy Clement and her husband have been under quarantine on the ship for two weeks.
Vice President Mike Pence says 21 people on a cruise ship being held off San Francisco have tested positive for coronavirus. ( March 6)

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